India vs England 3rd Test Stats: India stretch undefeated run in Tests to 16

India have won four successive Tests -- between 2010 and 2016 -- two against Australia and one each against South Africa and England.

By: PTI | Mohali | Updated: November 29, 2016 8:26 pm
India vs England, Ind vs Eng, ind vs Eng stats, Ind vs Eng 3rd test, Virat Kohli, Kohli, parthiv patel, India Test, Cricket news, Cricket For the fifth time, India have won two or more successive Tests vs England. (Source: Reuters)

Statistical highlights on day four of the third cricket Test between India and England.

# India have won seven, lost one and drawn five out of 13 Tests played at Mohali. India’s win/loss record of 7-0 at this venue is the third best by any team in any venue during the last 20 years.

# For the first time, India have won four successive Tests at Mohali — between 2010 and 2016 — two against Australia and one each against South Africa and England.

# England have lost three Tests out of four played at this venue (drawn one).

# For the fifth time, India have won two or more successive Tests vs England. In the 1992-93 Test series in India, they had won three in a row — one each at Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai.

# India have played 16 consecutive undefeated Tests between August 2015 and November 2016 — their second longest unbeaten sequence behind the 17 Tests between 1985 and 1987.

# Parthiv Patel’s unbeaten knock of 67 is his second highest score in Tests, next only to the 69 vs Pakistan at Rawalpindi in April 2004.

# Patel is averaging 52.60 in a winning cause in Tests — his tally being 263 in eight innings, including two fifties.

# Overall, Patel has scored five fifties in Tests — two each against Pakistan and Australia and one vs England.

# Murali Vijay has posted his second duck vs England — his fifth in Tests. Apart from his two ducks vs England, he has registered one duck each against West Indies, Australia and Sri Lanka.

# Vijay, for the first time in 21 Tests on Indian soil, has recorded a duck.

# Ravindra Jadeja has been adjudged the Man of the Match for the fourth time in Tests — one each vs England, New Zealand, South Africa and Australia.

# Joe Root has registered his 25th fifty in Tests — his sixth vs India.

# Root, with two catches in India’s second innings on November 29, became the first England fielder to take 25 catches or more in a calendar year in 15 Tests. The said tally is the highest by any fielder in Tests in 2016.

# Root’s tally of 11 fifty-plus innings (3 centuries and 8 fifties) is the highest by any batsman this year in Tests.

# Virat Kohli, as skipper, has won 12 Tests, lost two and drawn six out of 20 Tests — winning percentage 60.00. India, under Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s captaincy, had similar figures in his first 20 Tests.